The Business School has established a research support budget for each Ph.D. student to be used for data collection, books, travel, etc. The Sheth Research Fund offers additional dissertation support for students who have successfully completed their comprehensive exams.
The Goizueta Foundation Center for Doctoral Education and Research houses the PhD student offices and seminar rooms. Students are assigned a personal study carrel grouped by area cohort. At orientation students receive a new laptop computer for their use while in the program. Each student office is also equipped with a high-speed printer.
Emory University Libraries
Goizueta doctoral students have access to Emory's library system that is among the top 25 in the nation:
- Over 2.8 million volumes located throughout all of Emory's campus libraries
- Virtual access to more than 200 cross-disciplinary desktop electronic sources
- Access to hundreds of database collections of full text and abstract documents, bibliographic citations, and numeric data
- Access to the holdings of the GETS (University of Georgia, Emory, Georgia Tech, and Georgia State University) consortium of libraries, expanding resource access beyond the boundaries of Emory
Goizueta Business Library
Over 8,000 business print titles and numerous specialized business databases, all directly linked to Goizueta's teaching and research. Electronic journal gateways provide virtual access to an impressive collection of accounting, finance, information systems, marketing, and management related academic research publications. The Goizueta Business Library's team offers a number of services exclusively for the school's doctoral students, including a personalized Table of Contents alerting service, an electronic working papers series, and individualized one-on-one research consultation and training opportunities.
Goizueta's Information Services department offers access to a number of key databases, including COMPUSTAT, CRSP, IBES, SDC, and TFN. The Information Systems department offers support for the management of databases, electronic data gathering for the development of custom databases for specific research questions, computation and simulation of specific models, and programming.
Faculty and doctoral students requiring heavy computational assistance have access to research servers running the UNIX operating system. SAS, STATA, SPSS, and other statistical and simulation applications are available in desktop and/or mainframe versions.